Kening Jiang


Kening Jiang, MHS, joined the Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health as a biostatistician. She is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University with a Master of Health Science degree in epidemiology. Kening received training in the epidemiology of aging, and is interested in the health of older adults, especially in determinants and consequences of hearing loss, cognitive decline, and sleep disturbances.

Kening Jiang

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John Shin, MPH


John Shin is a Research Program Coordinator who will be supporting Nicholas Reed on the ENHANCE Study, which is a study of hearing loss and health care outcomes. In May 2021, John graduated with a Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in epidemiological and biostatistical methods for public health and clinical research at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

John Shin, MPH

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Mindy Dmuchowski


Mindy Dmuchowski is the Cochlear Center’s Academic Program Coordinator, where she assists trainees and staff, and provides administrative support to the Center’s core faculty.  Mindy received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies from West Virginia University.

 

Mindy Dmuchowski

Email epitts4@jh.edu
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Clarice Myers


Clarice Myers, AuD, received her clinical doctorate from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She is an assistant faculty audiologist in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Division of Research at the Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, and her research interests include the correlation between hearing loss and cognitive decline as well as alternative methods of device delivery models in an inpatient setting.

Clarice Myers

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Tara Thallmayer


Tara Thallmayer, MPH, is a graduate of Temple University with a Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology and Biostatistics. She is a Research Data Manager for the Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health. She supports staff, faculty, and students with all of their data management needs. 

Tara Thallmayer

Email tthallm1@jhmi.edu
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Molly Sheehan


Molly Sheehan joined the Cochlear Center in Spring 2020 to organize and expand its communications efforts and by Fall had turned the part-time role into a full-time effort.

Molly Sheehan

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Emmanuel Garcia Morales


Emmanuel E. Garcia, PhD, joined the Cochlear center for Hearing and Public Health as a Biostatistician. He obtained his PhD in Economics from the Johns Hopkins Department of Economics in 2018. His research experience includes studying the effects of assistance programs on the health and human capital of youth with disabilities, and the impact that M&A’s in the pharmaceutical industry have on the price of generic drugs.

Emmanuel Garcia Morales

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Jami Trumbo, Center Administrator


Jami Trumbo, MSPH, received her master’s of science in public health in health education and health communication from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  As the Cochlear Center administrator, she oversees day-to-day operations and manages Center projects and initiatives. Jami is the research coordinator for the Baltimore HEARS study and future center research studies.

Jami Trumbo, Center Administrator

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Laura Sherry


Laura Sherry, AUD, is a research audiologist with the Cochlear Center where she is currently the lead audiologist for the Washington County field site of the ACHIEVE trial.

Laura Sherry

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Shannon Smitherman


Shannon Smitherman received her Bachelor degree in Human Services from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland.  She currently works as the senior academic program coordinator for the Cochlear Center where she coordinates and helps advise Center trainees, oversees all administrative and operational aspects of Center activities and assists the director.

Shannon Smitherman

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